Information & Facts
There is a very pleasant pattern to the days spent in the
Mammoth Mountain resort area: holidaymakers can start after a
hearty breakfast with a cross-country ski trail, snowmobile
excursion, dog-sledding, tubing, ice-skating or anything else you
can find to have fun with in the snow. After lunch take a wander
through the pretty village, exploring the outlet stores, or perhaps
be cosseted in a day spa or fitness centre. Watch a movie at the
local theatre before hitting the pubs for the start of the après
English is the most common language but Spanish is often
spoken in south-western states.
The US Dollar (USD) is the unit of currency and is divided into
100 cents. Only major banks exchange foreign currency. ATMs are
widespread and credit cards and travellers cheques are widely
accepted. Travellers cheques should be taken in US Dollars to avoid
hassles. Banking hours are Monday to Friday 9am to 3pm.
Après Ski in Mammoth Mountain begins around 3pm each day when
the first thirsty skiers and holidaymakers run straight to the door
of the Yodler of the Thunder Mountain Bar. Later, visitors head for
the local 'in' spots like the Hawaiian flavoured Lakanuki bar/club.
Other favourite places are Fever, a high-energy club attached to
Dublin's Irish pub, and Whiskey Creek. Sporting types (and visiting
Brits) enjoy Grumpy's, a comfortable pub with pool and football
tables. Auld Dubliner Irish Pub, the Clocktower Cellar Pub and the
Side Door Café are also popular night spots.
The village of Mammoth Mountain itself has plenty of dining
options, and holidaymakers who are able to reach further afield
will find the surrounding area has dozens of restaurants to choose
from, whether it's a quick burger you seek or a full course dining
experience. Some of the favourite spots are the Yodler, the Mill
Café at the base of Stump Alley Express, and The Canyon Lodge on
the mountain. Try the Lakefront Restaurant at Tamarack Lodge for
delicious California French cuisine, and the Dry Creek bar also has
a good menu.
Mammoth Mountain has an interesting and varied selection of
stores that will keep holidaymakers and shop-a-holics enthralled.
There are several art galleries, a souvenir shop called 'Mammoth
Memories' selling branded items, sports equipment outlets, designer
boutiques and even a store that sells Christmas decorations and
goodies all year round.